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Militarization of Bhagat Singh’s Revolutionary Heritage

Militarization of Bhagat Singh’s Revolutionary Heritage

The following quote is from the first paragraph of Lenin’s great work; The State and Revolution: The Marxist Theory of the State and the Tasks of the Proletariat in the Revolution (2017) underlining a cardinal truth; how rulers and their henchmen/women repress those ideologies and individuals who strive to emancipate masses from the exploitative rules. This chameleon like lot uses[Read More…]

by 23/12/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Bhagat Singh Ke Saathi: An interview of Prabal Saran Agarwal

Bhagat Singh Ke Saathi: An interview of Prabal Saran Agarwal

Bhagat Singh – a symbol of aspiration of the chained people in this colonized sub-continent. That aspiration was of freedom, dignity, equity and equality. Bhagat Singh – a symbol of fearless life, undaunted life, a life to sacrifice on the altar of people’s struggle for mooktee, emancipation – emancipation from all forms of bondage. There were bondages of colonial rule,[Read More…]

by 29/10/2022 Comments are Disabled Book Review
Shaheed Bhagat Singh was without doubt our greatest anti-colonial Revolutionary who is relevant even today

Shaheed Bhagat Singh was without doubt our greatest anti-colonial Revolutionary who is relevant even today

Without doubt Bhagat Singh was one of the greatest revolutionaries, who chalked out a genuine revolutionary anti-colonial programme and not the Indian National Congress. He pioneered the formation of an organisation charting out a programme opposing landlordism, capitalism   and imperialism. Initially he supported the path of individual terrorism and was influenced by the Irish revolutionaries     but later after studying Marx[Read More…]

by 01/10/2022 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy
BKU (Ugrahan) stage conference in Barnala commemorating 115th birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh

BKU (Ugrahan) stage conference in Barnala commemorating 115th birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh

Flashing the anti-imperialist legacy and shimmering the torch of Shaheed Bhagat Singh the Bhartiya Kisan Union (Ugrahan) staged a 75,000 strong rally in Barnala grain market. It symbolized the wrath of the Punjabi farming community against it’s sheer victimization by the ruling class parties be it on issues of land, unemployment, price rise, waivers ,debts ,electricity,etc.The rally was also a[Read More…]

by 29/09/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Birth anniversary of shaheed Bhagat Singh

Birth anniversary of shaheed Bhagat Singh

Today September 28 is the birth anniversary of Bhagat Singh, the revolutionary freedom fighter from India who could dare to think at a very young age of fighting imperialism all over the world! Although he was hanged by colonial rulers at the age of only 23 in 1931, he is still not only remembered with great affection and respect by[Read More…]

by 28/09/2022 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy
To Remember Bhagat Singh in Terms of Terrorism is Grave Injustice to His Yearnings for Justice, Equality and Harmony

To Remember Bhagat Singh in Terms of Terrorism is Grave Injustice to His Yearnings for Justice, Equality and Harmony

An avoidable controversy has arisen recently due to the unfortunate comments of a politician of Punjab who called Shahid Bhagat Singh a terrorist. That this politician is linked closely to the Khalistani ideology explains his narrow worldview, and his comments regarding Bhagat Singh were quickly dismissed by most people. However to counter false propaganda based on such comments, it will[Read More…]

by 17/07/2022 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy
Publish books of news reports on Bhagat Singh and the role of other revolutionaries in freedom struggle

Publish books of news reports on Bhagat Singh and the role of other revolutionaries in freedom struggle

The Hindustan Times has recently released its 1929 clipping on Shaheed Bhagat Singh. Why Bhagat Singh has become such an iconic figure of Indian Freedom struggle? This clipping gives an answer to the question. Almost the whole front page is devoted to Bhagat Singh and Dutt story of conviction in Delhi Assembly bomb case, giving lots of information, like the[Read More…]

by 22/06/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Bharatiya Kisan Union(Ekta) Ugrahan remembers  Shaheed Bhagat Singh,Sukhdev and Rajguru on Martrydom day

Bharatiya Kisan Union(Ekta) Ugrahan remembers  Shaheed Bhagat Singh,Sukhdev and Rajguru on Martrydom day

   Without doubt Bhagat Singh was one of the greatest ever revolutionaries who chalked out a genuine revolutionary anti-colonial programme and not the Indian National Congress. He pioneered the formation of an organisation charting out a programme opposing landlordism, capitalism   and imperialism. Today with Hindutva fascism at ascendancy .Bhagat Singh has also been utilised as a symbol by RSS forces[Read More…]

by 28/03/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Bhagat Singh Was Deeply Influenced by Greatness of Family Members as well as Their Distress Caused by Colonial Rule

Bhagat Singh Was Deeply Influenced by Greatness of Family Members as well as Their Distress Caused by Colonial Rule

by Bharat Dogra, Jagmohan Singh and Madhu Dogra             It is often said that those who excel brilliantly at a very young age or else make big sacrifices at such an age are inspired by close family members or relatives. This can be very clearly seen in the inspirational impact of several members of the extended family or joint family[Read More…]

by 23/03/2022 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy
Remembering Two Great Martrys Shahid Bhagat Singh and Shahid Shankar Guha Niyogi   

Remembering Two Great Martrys Shahid Bhagat Singh and Shahid Shankar Guha Niyogi   

September 28 is the 113th birth anniversary of the most loved and remembered freedom fighter of India Shahid Bhagat Singh. It is also the 30th death anniversary of Shahid Shankar Guha Niyogi. Subhash Chandra Bose while broadcasting his message to people of India from his Azad Hind Fauz camps had referred to Mahatma Gandhi as the Father of Nation ([Read More…]

by 28/09/2021 1 comment Life/Philosophy
Mahatma Gandhi and Congress on Bhagat Singh’s Martyrdom

Mahatma Gandhi and Congress on Bhagat Singh’s Martyrdom

Sangh Parivar and leaders and spokesmen of its affiliates never miss any opportunity to malign Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. The latest in their malicious campaign is an article written by Rakesh Sinha, BJP member of Rajya Sabha. In his article published in Indian Express (August `14) Sinha claims that “Despite the unbounded reverence for Mahatma Gandhi the masses rejected[Read More…]

by 25/08/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Salute the spark of resistance resurrecting the spirit of Bhagat Singh,Sukhdev and Rajguru by the farmers

Salute the spark of resistance resurrecting the spirit of Bhagat Singh,Sukhdev and Rajguru by the farmers

On March 22nd a scene reminiscent of an inferno was created by the youth of Punjab in the conference staged by the Bharatiya Kisan Union(Ugrahan) and the Punjab Khet Mazdoor Union. at the grain market in Sunam ,resurrecting the spirit of Bhagat Singh and his comrades. It was of great significance that it was staged in the hometown of martyr[Read More…]

by 24/03/2021 Comments are Disabled India
90 Years after Martyrdom-Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev- Reliving in Farmers Movement!

90 Years after Martyrdom-Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev- Reliving in Farmers Movement!

23rd March 2021marks the completion of 90 years of execution of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev, who by now have got the status of supreme martyrs of Indian freedom struggle and every shade of political opinion, even when not sharing their vision of India, eulogies them for advancing their political interests, as they have, by now, become supreme symbol of[Read More…]

by 23/03/2021 Comments are Disabled India
A Time For Commitment to Ideals and Aims of Bhagat Singh and His Comrades

A Time For Commitment to Ideals and Aims of Bhagat Singh and His Comrades

Written by Bharat Dogra and Jagmohan Singh In the days to come we will be remembering the ideals and aims of Bhagat Singh and his close colleagues and fellow-maryrs a lot. Many  people and leaders will be gathering to pay their homage to him and fellow-martyrs Rajguru, Sukhdev, Chandra Shekhar Azad , Jatindranath Das, Bhagwati Charan Vohra and others whose[Read More…]

by 18/03/2021 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy
Remembering Freedom Movement Revolutionaries, Observing Martyrs’ Month

Remembering Freedom Movement Revolutionaries, Observing Martyrs’ Month

Written by Bharat Dogra and Jagmohan Singh Every year India observes 23 March as the martyrdom day of Shahid Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru, and on 27 February India observes the martyrdom day of Chandra Shekhar Azad. However we often forget on March 25 to observe   the martyrdom day of Shahid Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi who was like a mentor for[Read More…]

by 22/02/2021 1 comment India
Is it politically relevant today to ask whether Nehru visited Bhagat Singh in Jail?

Is it politically relevant today to ask whether Nehru visited Bhagat Singh in Jail?

In a political rally Narendra Modi made statements which are not true, and which are made to raise the emotive pitch against his opponents. In a blatant lie, in a rally in Bidar, he asked “When Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Batukeshwar Dutt, Veer Savarkar, greats like them were jailed fighting for the country’s independence, did any Congress leader went to meet them?…”[Read More…]

by 17/02/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Dissenting Voices and the Revolutionary Legacy of Bhagat Singh

Dissenting Voices and the Revolutionary Legacy of Bhagat Singh

by Badre Alam Khan and Wasim Ahasan   While paying homage to Bhagat Singh on his 113th birth anniversary, Prime Minister Nrendera Modi in his Mann ki Baat (telecasted on 27th September 2020) has said that we should not forget the revolutionary legacy of Bhagat Singh and his comrades who gave their precious lives for achieving Freedom from mighty British Empire.[Read More…]

by 28/09/2020 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy
 India’s Revolutionary Inheritance: Politics and The Promise of Bhagat Singh

 India’s Revolutionary Inheritance: Politics and The Promise of Bhagat Singh

Chris Moffat, India’s Revolutionary Inheritance: Politics and The Promise of Bhagat Singh, 2019, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, Pages 282    Chris Moffat has been a British researcher doing research on Bhagat Singh since years and spent quite a lot of time in Delhi and Punjab on both sides of the Indo-Pak border. This book is result of his rigorously academic,[Read More…]

by 28/09/2020 Comments are Disabled Book Review
The Legend of Bhagat Singh: In Conversation with Prof Jag Mohan Singh

The Legend of Bhagat Singh: In Conversation with Prof Jag Mohan Singh

The revolutionary ideals of Shaheed Bhagat Singh have become more than relevant in today’s time. It is beyond the imaginations of many how a man who just lived 23 years of his life had so much of idealism. In his prime time, he spent his life in jails under difficult circumstances. Yet, Bhagat Singh was a voracious reader. His family[Read More…]

by 25/09/2020 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy
Do we Really Honor Bhagat Singh?  

Do we Really Honor Bhagat Singh?  

                     On every 23rd March, the leaders of the nation pay homage to three supreme martyrs of freedom struggle-Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev! 89 years after their martyrdom, Bhagat Singh, who became an icon of revolutionary movement, even during his lifetime, continues to be one of the most popular icons of the nation, along with Mahatma Gandhi and perhaps Subhash[Read More…]

by 30/05/2020 1 comment India
90 Years of Martyrdom of Bhagwati Charan Vohra: Revolutionary, Visionary and Mentor to Bhagat Singh

90 Years of Martyrdom of Bhagwati Charan Vohra: Revolutionary, Visionary and Mentor to Bhagat Singh

Co-Written by Prabal Saran Agarwal, Harsh Vardhan Tripathy & Ankur Goswami  “We find many ardent youth contending themselves with distributing grain among the poor and nursing the sick all their life. These men are noble and self-denying but they cannot understand that charity cannot solve the problem of hunger and disease in India and, for that matter, in any other[Read More…]

by 21/05/2020 2 comments Life/Philosophy
Bhagat Singh, the revolutionary with the goal Socialism

Bhagat Singh, the revolutionary with the goal Socialism

[On Bhagat Singh’s 112th birth anniversary, this article, 1st part of a series, introduces Bhagat Singh Reader by Professor Chaman Lal] The Tribune’s lead informs execution of Bhagat Singh, and Rajguru and Sukhdev, his comrades. Bhagat Singh. The revolutionary. The visionary. The ideological warrior. The organizer. The voice of the exploited. The perspective was this sub-continent, brutalized, tormented, muzzled, appropriated[Read More…]

by 28/09/2019 4 comments Life/Philosophy
Statue of Bhagat Singh:Generating Revolutionary Spirit In The Hearts Of Toiling Masses

Statue of Bhagat Singh:Generating Revolutionary Spirit In The Hearts Of Toiling Masses

    “We don’t have any faith in statue-worship but as a symbol the importance of a statue cannot be underestimated. We adore our homes with the pictures or statues of our heroes, mentors or beloved ones and these pictures or statues inspire and enthuse us. Had the statues been devoid of any importance then after the defeat of socialism and[Read More…]

by 17/04/2017 2 comments India
Beware Of Alt-Facts: What’s Bhagat Singh Got To Do With Valentine’s Day?

Beware Of Alt-Facts: What’s Bhagat Singh Got To Do With Valentine’s Day?

Indian freedom struggle is comprised of innumerable set of actions but the most unique and important among them remains contribution of Indian revolutionaries, were handful of youth who kept a clear vision for universal brotherhood and equality. The independence they stood for was of economic, social and political nature. Organizations like Naujawan Bharat Sabha (NBS), Hindustan Socialist Republican Association (HSRA)[Read More…]

by 10/02/2017 4 comments Communal Harmony